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Re: [ontolog-forum] Why most classifications are fuzzy

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From: "doug foxvog" <doug@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 12:31:23 -0400 (EDT)
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On Thu, July 7, 2011 11:21, David Eddy said:
> ...
> Personally I vacillate between describing financial "products" as
> either "non-dimensional" or "N-dimensional."    (01)

They have zero spatial dimensions, but a multitude of other dimensions
(i.e., properties).    (02)

> In any case these
> products are stuff that cannot be put on a scale & weighted or have a
> caliper applied to them.  It's just information which as far as I
> know we have no idea how to measure other than silly things like
> "lines of code."    (03)

A possible "measurement" could be monetary value.  But most properties
would not be measured ones.    (04)

-- doug f    (05)

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